Placement Tests

All high schools within the Archdiocese of Washington require placement tests unless otherwise indicated by the high school. For more information on the Catholic high schools in the Archdiocese of Washington, visit the ADW Catholic High School Directory, or click on the name of the school below to visit the high school’s website.

The High School Placement Test (HSPT)

The following Catholic high schools in the Archdiocese of Washington require the High School Placement Test (HSPT) in their admissions process:

For questions regarding the HSPT, send an email to [email protected] and please include your contact information.

Please note: This link is for 8th grade students not currently enrolled in a Catholic elementary or middle school in the Archdiocese of Washington that administers the High School Placement Test. Transfer students to one of the Archdiocese of Washington Catholic high schools should contact their school of choice directly for admission information.  

Other Processes

The following Archdiocese of Washington Catholic high schools utilize different entrance examinations. Please see school profiles for more information.

Please contact the high school to obtain information about entrance examination processes.